Re: What goes around - Great Advice
Thanks for posting this. I saved it in a folder called "Good Stuff".
The author was very wise and thoughtful. More art teachers should
take heed of the wisdom in those words.
Woody in KC
love kids. Love art. Take lots of vitamin B complex. Be Dramatic.
Read School Arts. Make friends with the custodians and cafeteria
workers. Be colorful. Find a good therapist orspiritual advisor.
Think deeply. Transcend paper cuts. Openyour heart. Soak back
and feet in hot eucalyptus baths. Display artwork with
student narratives. Make snowmen outside and
paint with watercolors. Go the extra mile. Rest. Line up good art
subs...Keep telephone numbers at home. Make lots of puppets.
Put on lots of shows. Playbeautiful music. Learn the art of winging
it...Murphy's law loves the art room. Only teach lessons you
would enjoy doing yourself. Don't talk too much...Get to the fun stuff.
Life's tooshort. Be funny. Be compassionate.
S. Costello Brownell and Kay Broadwater